Better Media Can Make Us All Less Racist

October 31, 2017 0

Our brains are really good at finding patterns. This makes us great at performing simple tasks quickly and efficiently. It also makes us racist as hell. Let me tell you about a time I participated […]

The Liberal Purity Problem

August 2, 2017 15

There is a guy that goes to the bar around the corner from my house. We’ve only ever chatted a few times as I went out for drinks with my husband. I’ve always been polite. […]

When Words Don’t Mean Anything Anymore

July 7, 2017 1

I first started to feel it while Trump was on the campaign trail. Trump was saying grosser and grosser things, and by the time it occurred to me that he wasn’t just a sideshow but […]

Minimalism Can Bite Me

March 29, 2017 1

I’ve got a bone to pick with minimalism. I know, I know—kick me off Pinterest and name me a pariah of the Millennial generation. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the basic premise of […]

Working While Female

March 15, 2017 0

This post went viral on Medium. A Twitter thread has gotten some attention recently, where my former-coworker / current-best friend, Marty, recounted the day he realized just how bad, and insidious, workplace sexism could be. […]

The Streets Aren’t Safe

December 13, 2016 0

The streets aren’t safe. My best friend was harassed while waiting at a bus stop today, and I am livid. I’m angry that I wasn’t there to protect her, and angry at the senselessness and […]